made the globe drawing more perfectly spherical by changing the resolution to "360,360,360,360"
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Illustration showing a portion of the globe showing a part of the African continent. The sun beams shown as 2 rays hitting earth at Syene and Alexandria. Angle of sun beam and the gnomons (vertical sticks) is shown at Alexandria which allowed Eratosthenes' estimates of radius and circumference of Earth.